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Team: Florida Gators
Division and Conference: NCAA Division I, Southeastern Conference
Head Coach: Cam Newbauer
2018-2019 Record: 8-23 Overall, 3-13 Conference, 6-9 Home, 1-12 Away, 1-2 Neutral
Rivals: Florida State Seminoles
Florida Gators Women's Basketball TicketsThe Florida Gators women's basketball team is coming off a season of great trials that has led to exceptional growth for the club. The team was young—only two players returned for the 2018-2019 season, and just one of those was a senior, Funda Nakkasoglu. Nakkasoglu would average 16.8 points per game and would end the season as a top three-pointer in the SEC. Nakkasoglu would also score over 2,000 points in her last year. Although the only senior on the team, she wasn't the sole playmaker during the 2018-2019 season. Emanuely De Oliveira, a freshman that season, ended the year with an average of 3.8 points per game and 2.5 rebounds. She also garnered a .284 three-point range shooting percentage. Ariel Johnson, also a freshman for the 2018-2019 season, racked up a 4.9 point-per-game average and posted 2.3 rebounds. She ended up second on the team in three-pointers with 38. Grab your Florida Gators women's basketball tickets at StubHub today.
What is the home stadium for the Florida Gators women's basketball team?The Florida Gators women's basketball team plays home games at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center. It's seating capacity sits at 10,151 and features an arena that covers an area of more than 3.6 acres. The facility underwent a major renovation (finished in December 2016) that cost a whopping $64.5 million. Concessions are located on the concourse level and feature a variety of different foods and drinks, including tacos, sandwiches, burgers, chicken tenders, mac and cheese and pretzels.
What is Coach Newbauer's background in basketball?Coach Newbauer has been coaching men and women's basketball in Division I for nearly two decades. He was named the team's 10th head coach in 2017 and had a second season where growth was the name of the game. That year, the Gators beat out some of the top teams in the conference, including Texas Tech and Missouri. Before becoming the gators' leader, Newbauer worked as head coach of the Belmont Bruins. Three of those four years, the team would reach postseason play. The Bruins would also win the OVC Tournament Championship during the 2016-2017 season.
What Florida Gators women's basketball team members are Hall of Famers?Muriel Page, Class of 1998, was a prolific scorer for the Gators. She left the school after posting 103 games with double-digit points. Additionally, she had an average of 12.6 rebounds per game as a senior, which put her in second place nationwide. She would eventually go on to play 12 years of professional basketball and coach the Gators as an assistant for seven. Tammy Jackson was an All-SEC selection three times as a Gator and a two-time Gator MVP. She would graduate and play in both the WNBA and on the US Olympic Team.
What are the backgrounds of the Gators women's basketball assistant coaches?Kelly Rae Finley was assistant coach of the Gators for two years and then promoted to associate head coach for the 2019-2020 season. Previously, Finley was the assistant coach at Harvard University, the University of Colorado and the University of Arizona. John McCray started as an assistant coach in 2017. Before joining the Gators, McCray was an assistant head coach at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga for four years, primarily working as a recruiting coordinator.
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